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Construction Update: June 14, 2024

Next week, underground duct bank construction will continue at the following locations in Beverly:

  • -Congress Street and Wellman Street
    • —Within and around the MBTA right-of-way
  • -Cabot Street
    • —At the intersection with Thorndike Street
  • -Hale Street
    • —Between Ocean Street and Dane Street
  • -East Lothrop Street
    • —Between Hale Street and Bisson Street
    • —Between Bisson Street and East Street, performing pre-drilling of rock ledge
    • —Between East Street and Lawrence Street
    • —Between Corning Street and Ray Street
  • -Cross Lane
    • —Between Spruce Run and Boyles Street
  • -Within National Grid’s property on River Street
  • -Within National Grid’s property on Boyles Street

Next week, crews will also conduct test pit work near the Essex Bridge abutment in Beverly.

In Salem, crews will be working near the installed manhole on Bridge Street in Salem. Alternating traffic may be in place during work hours.

Work hours in Beverly and Salem are from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Please let us know about any upcoming deliveries or special events that we can prepare to assist you with.

Work in the intersection of Cabot Street and Thorndike Street will start at 9:00 AM to accommodate morning traffic.

Please note that parking may be limited and/or through-traffic may be detoured on the following streets: Cross Lane, Hale, Thorndike, Congress, Wellman, Cabot and East Lothrop in Beverly, and Bridge Street and Waite Street in Salem. Residents will always be able to access their homes and driveways with assistance from police details, crew members, and traffic signage.

At times construction equipment generates noise that will be noticeable to abutters. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we perform these critical infrastructure upgrades.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact a member of our project outreach team by emailing us at, or by calling our project hotline at (833) 238-4743.


The Beverly Regional Transmission Reliability Project Outreach Team

*Please note, due to the complexities of underground construction, schedule is subject to change